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NCLEX Nutrition

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1. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?

2. What clinical administration is used and checked by albumin - prealbumin - and transferrin and overall nutrtion?

3. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?

4. How much sodium may be consumed per day?

5. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy

6. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?

7. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins

8. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?

9. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value

10. How much grains are to be eaten per day?

11. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?

12. What is the function of vitamin C?

13. What orange vegetables are good to eat?

14. The higher the BMR a client has --

15. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?

16. What function is vitamin D?

17. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?

18. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this

19. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?

20. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?

21. What is the function of vitamin E?

22. If patient. is deficient with this vitamin - what foods will help scurvy or bleeding gums?

23. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet

24. What foods have high quality protein?

25. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?

26. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value

27. What is normal BMI?

28. What is normal albumin levels?

29. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?

30. What does DASH stand for?

31. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?

32. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?

33. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency

34. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies

35. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?

36. When does BMR decrease?

37. How much meat/beans should be eaten?

38. Sources of fats

39. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems

40. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?

41. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram

42. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease

43. How much more calories are needed for lactation?

44. What function is vitamin A?

45. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?

46. Fats can lead to some medical problems

47. Where can you get more vitamin D?

48. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy

49. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?

50. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?